Arnolds Park, IA

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Arnolds Park Profile


Overview

Arnolds Park is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,256 people and just one neighborhood, Arnolds Park is the 241st largest community in Iowa. Arnolds Park has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Arnolds Park, where the median household income is $44,833.00.

Arnolds Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Arnolds Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Arnolds Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arnolds Park is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arnolds Park who work in food service (10.40%), office and administrative support (9.67%), and management occupations (9.49%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Arnolds Park is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Overall, Arnolds Park’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Arnolds Park spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Arnolds Park is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Arnolds Park isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 85.99% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Arnolds Park is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Arnolds Park Demographics

The percentage of adults in Arnolds Park who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.88% of the adults in Arnolds Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Arnolds Park in 2010 was $36,648, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,592 for a family of four. However, Arnolds Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Arnolds Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arnolds Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arnolds Park include Irish, Swedish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Arnolds Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.



Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Arnolds Park 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.91

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Iowa 20.86

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Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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SPIRIT LAKE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Spirit Lake Elementary School
2901 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
PK-04
Spirit Lake High School
2701 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
09-12
Spirit Lake Middle School
609 28th St
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.5% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.8% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 6.9%

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OKOBOJI COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Okoboji High School
901 H. Ave.
Milford, IA, 51351
09-12
Okoboji Middle School
10 Broadway
Arnolds Park, IA, 51331
05-08
Okoboji Elementary School
705 N. Ave
Milford, IA, 51351
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.9% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.9% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 6.9%

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